Cineworld leads list of ten most shorted UK stocks

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Investors take aim at the cinema which has been forced to shut for over a year
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Investors take aim at the cinema which has been forced to shut for over a year

Cineworld Group, the world's second-largest cinema chain, was the most shorted UK listed company, according to analysis from ETF provider GraniteShares.

Around 7.1% of Cineworld's stock was held short by six investment firms, with New Holland Capital taking the largest position with 2.42% of the company's shares. The next most shorted UK listed companies...

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